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>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am gasia mikaelian. >> today marks three years since the affordable care act took effect, in months many will have health coverage. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with the push to make sure the program is ready. . >> reporter: at locations around the state people rallied, including here at san francisco city hall, to celebrate the implementation of the affordable care act and they are urging leaders to do more to make sure it works. >> okay. so continue -- >> reporter: at the clinic the doctor treats patients for free, people who don't have insurance and welcomes the affordable care act. >> i think there will be a number of years where there will be lot of working through the glitches. >> reporter: in 2014, 6 million uninsured will be covered. >> 50% of our patients won't be eligible because of issues. >> we came, we saw. we passed healthcare. >> dave: they celebrated celebrated the affordable care act three year anniversary
with the investigators right now. at 6:00 p.m., more on the investigation. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the mother does not want to talk to reporters right now but the hospital said the girl is doing very well. >> medical assessment is complete. she is in good condition. all indicators are excellent. >> little gabriela quintero was taken to the hospital when police found her in the abandon jeep. she appeared calm and in good health. the hospital said the girl was discharged to her mother before 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. an hour ago. again the investigation is not over and police are still looking for the person who stole the jeep. san jose police say the suspect is a white woman in her 30s wearing a dark top and pants and with dark hair in a bun. she was carrying a target shopping bag. there is a target store nearby but that store was not open at the time. ktvu channel 2 news is staying in touch with police as they search for the suspect. follow us on twitter where we will tweet any updates including an arrest in the se. >>> good samaritans tried to help victims of a vehicle acciden
veered off the road but speed was not a factor. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police arrested three men last night in oakland after a high-speed chase and think the suspects might be linked to crimes in hayward and san jose. it ended after the car they were in spun out. it started in hayward when officers tried to pull the driver or for driving under the for the fluence. police -- influence. police think they were involved in a shooting. >> there was a incident that involved a shooting from a vehicle. we are determining whether or not this vehicle was involved in that. >> police are also investigating whether the three men were involved in a armed robbery and shooting in san san jose. >>> the castro district will be the scene of a rally and march in support of same-sex marriage. ktvu's noelle walker is live where the supreme court court, all eyes on the supreme court. >> reporter: we have seen a few people here with signs and flags. they are starting to set up for a huge rally and march to city hall. supreme court is taking up the
it anymore so beware. live from concord, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> meanwhile silicon valley is the center of many of the nations high-tech ideas but a new study says certain people are being left out. that story coming up in about 12 minutes. >>> valejo police are investigating the cities sixth homicide of the year. neighbors call police just before 5:30:00 p.m. yesterday after hearing shots fired from a home on hickborn street. when officers arrived they found an elderly man who had been shot inside the homes garage. police have not yet released the mans identity. no arrests have been made. this is valejo's second homicide since thursday and the third this month. >>> authorities are still trying to figure out what went wrong over the weekend when they say a teenager lost control of a race car killing two people. it happened saturday night at a racetrack in mariesville, north of sacramento. investigators say 17 year old chase johnson somehow went off the track and struck two spectators. one of them was chase's 14 year old cousin, marcus
. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel it. >> developing news a marine accused of killing two of his colleagues at quantico military base was from the bay area as with a one of his victims. >> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather holmes. we learned tonight that a young marine from oakley was among the two people killed that the virginia base. ktvu's christien kafton just spoke to the friend of the victim and join us from liberty high school in brentwood where she was a recent graduate. >> reporter: sarah cast castro-mata graduated and says her death was a tragedy for the entire school. we talked to a friend of her's that told us that castro-mata dream of joining the marine corps and serving her country. sergeant eusebrio lopez shot them both and turned the gun on himself. she is still in shock and she stelus that she learned about the shooting on-line and says there is talk that the shooting may have been the result of a love triangle. >> he was a lovely person. she would always have a smile on her face. she never had no one that didn't like her. and i just miss her so much, like when
guard was telling ktvu news. >> the big week has arrived. >>> grand opening for two very important tunnels near the devil's slide area. we'll tell you about the ribbon cutting ceremony this morning. and why this is so important for people in the coastal communities. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us monday morning march 25th i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. you're the ktvu doctor you're supposed to make steve paulson feel absolutely well. >> he doesn't always listen to me. >> we do have a little change today. it will still be partly sunny, mostly sunny but a lot of high clouds streaming in and a westerly breeze and that system is moving to the north. it will increase low clouds. 50s and 60s. a couple holding on to low 70s. here is sal. >>> good morning. traffic is moving along pretty well on southbound 101 as you head down to the toll plaza, golden gate bridge. no major problems there. the morning commute is looking good if you are driving at the bay bridge but we're seeing signs the metering lights could be on soon. let's
. >> ktvu covered that shooting as well. police say a drive by shooting yesterday afternoon sent an innocent bystander to the hospital. the victim was reportedly driving with his wife and child when he was hit. now he is expected to survive. ktvu tara moriarty gathering more details on the story. she will join us in a little bit. >>> time is 6:02. new this morning police in south san francisco out there searching for a serial arsonist. three fires were deliberately set saturday night and sunday morning. the fires were all quickly put out. they caused very little damage. if you have information on this, get in contact with san francisco police. >>> the coast guard meantime has called off the search for a man who disappeared while playing in the surf near half- moon bay. coast guard helicopters spent several hours yesterday looking for carlos lopez. he is 22 years old. he had been playing soccer with friends when he vanished into the rough ocean waters. >> pretty strong current. it was a dead low tide so all the rips which were every 200 to 30
moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in south san francisco searching for a serial arsonist. police say three fires were deliberately set saturday night and sunday morning in orange park and near el camino real. they were all quickly put out. they caused very little damage. if you have any information, get in contact with san francisco police. >>> this is a pivotal week for people on both sides of the gay marriage debate. the supreme court will hear arguments on two same-sex marriage cases including proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage. brian flores joins us with a local couple right in the middle of the debate. >> reporter: after years being denied the right to marry, a local couple says now is the time for the u.s. supreme court to overturn proposition 8. we recently talked to the couple. they are the plaintiffs in the debate over prop 8. on tuesday, the u.s. supreme court is scheduled to hear their case, otherwise known as holyingsworth verses perry. they've been together for 14 years and have raised three boys. >> family, it
confirmation on that, we'll be sure to pass it a -- it along to you. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in south san francisco searching for a serial arsonist. police say three fires were deliberately set saturday night and sunday morning in orange park and near el camino real. they were all quickly put out. they caused very little damage. if you have any information, get in contact with san francisco police. >>> this is a pivotal week for people on both sides of the gay marriage debate. the supreme court will hear arguments on two same-sex marriage cases including proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage. brian flores joins us with a local couple right in the middle of the debate. >> reporter: after years being denied the right to marry, a local couple says now is the time for the u.s. supreme court to overturn proposition 8. we recently talked to the couple. they are the plaintiffs in the debate over prop 8. on tuesday, the u.s. supreme court is scheduled to hear their case, otherwise known as holyingsworth verses perry. they've been together for 14 years and have r
years after the iraq war began. details are being discussed right now. ktvu's sal castanedo joins us live from san francisco to show us how some marking this day. >> reporter: you could use the word "marking," tori. the sidewalks are filled with a memorial of sports on the 10th anniversary of the beginning of u.s. armed forces fighting in iraq. >> it's been ten years which is why we're out here on this date march 19th since we invaded iraq ten years ago. i was going into iraq with the 101st and since then, there have been hundreds of thousands of iraqi civilians including thousands of american soldiers. >> reporter: today aaron hands and other veterans are writing the names at the federal building here on golden gate avenue. organizers have timed this to coincide with a similar protest at the white house. many say they were opposed to u.s. participation in the war to begin with. others say they were misled. >> a lot of us feel that a lot of us were pretty much lied into -- into our involvement with this war and pretty much we're trying to highlight the effects of the war by chalking
that probably started in the laundry room of the home. on bethel island, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> not everyone is happy with the new downtown loop in hayward. the project just converted one- way streets. brian flores is live with more. >> reporter: the city of hayward say they receive three or four miles either praising this work or criticizing, saying it could cause accidents. officially the hayward loop opened last friday but already there's been confusion from some long-time residents and commuters. the loop changes normally two- way traffic into one-way traffic with northbound merging. now, since the loop open there's been one motorcycle accident. although police say it had nothing 20 to with lane configurations. despite the there were signs, long-time commuters say it wasn't enough and they are hoping the city does something to address it, including adding stoplights and overhead signs. >> the signs are being made as we speak and they will be up in the next few days or a week. that concern is very, very valid with the change that has been made. making it more confusing f
of the home. on bethel island, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> not everyone is happy with the new downtown loop in hayward. the project just converted one- way streets. brian flores is live with more. >> reporter: the city of hayward say they receive three or four miles either praising this work or criticizing, saying it could cause accidents. officially the hayward loop opened last friday but already there's been confusion from some long-time residents and commuters. the loop changes normally two- way traffic into one-way traffic with northbound merging. now, since the loop open there's been one motorcycle accident. although police say it had nothing 20 to with lane configurations. despite the there were signs, long-time commuters say it wasn't enough and they are hoping the city does something to address it, including adding stoplights and overhead signs. >> the signs are being made as we speak and they will be up in the next few days or a week. that concern is very, very valid with the change that has been made. making it more confusing for
't taking it anymore so beware. live from concord, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> meanwhile silicon valley is the center of many of the nations high-tech ideas but a new study says certain people are being left out. that story coming up in about 12 minutes. >>> valejo police are investigating the cities sixth homicide of the year. neighbors call police just before 5:30:00 p.m. yesterday after hearing shots fired from a home on hickborn street. when officers arrived they found an elderly man who had been shot inside the homes garage. police have not yet released the mans identity. no arrests have been made. this is valejo's second homicide since thursday and the third this month. >>> authorities are still trying to figure out what went wrong over the weekend when they say a teenager lost control of a race car killing two people. it happened saturday night at a racetrack in mariesville, north of sacramento. investigators say 17 year old chase johnson somehow went off the track and struck two spectators. one of them was chase's 14 year old cousin, marcus johnson. relatives say the cous
to that ammunition and we'll have more information on this story as we get it in to ktvu. >>> pope francis has been officially installed at vatican city. he vows to serve the poorest and the weakest. ♪ >> this is just hours ago. pope francis was presented with a symbolic fisherman's ring. before being installed, he circled st. peter's square in a vehicle, then he did something very different. stepped down, kissed the head of that disabled man in the crowd. >> he began his work last wednesday night. this is not gonna be an ordinary people. he wants to be very close to the people. >> about 200,000 people packed st. peter's square watching the installation. vice president joe biden was there leading the u.s. delegation for the installation mass. >>> 7:03. new this morning a car fire nearly spread to the oakland raiders' team headquarters in alameda. firefighters arrived at the fire at harbor bay parkway just after 4:00 this morning. they found a car fully engulfed in flames in a parking lot in the back of the property which is behind the oakland airport.
information on this story as we get it in to ktvu. >>> pope francis has been officially installed at vatican city. he vows to serve the poorest and the weakest. ♪ >> this is just hours ago. pope francis was presented with a symbolic fisherman's ring. before being installed, he circled st. peter's square in a vehicle, then he did something very different. stepped down, kissed the head of that disabled man in the crowd. >> he began his work last wednesday night. this is not gonna be an ordinary people. he wants to be very close to the people. >> about 200,000 people packed st. peter's square watching the installation. vice president joe biden was there leading the u.s. delegation for the installation mass. >>> 7:03. new this morning a car fire nearly spread to the oakland raiders' team headquarters in alameda. firefighters arrived at the fire at harbor bay parkway just after 4:00 this morning. they found a car fully engulfed in flames in a parking lot in the back of the property which is behind the oakland airport. the building was not burned. firefighters are investigating whether this was
moon bay -- half- moon bay area. >> very, very good. he is hard working. >> ktvu news checked with the coast guard early this morning and at this point no plans are planned to resume the search. >>> the u.s. supreme court will hear arguments on two same sex marriage cases including proposition 8 california's ban on gay marriage. in san francisco today same sex marriage supporters are holding a rally and march. that starts at 6:30 this evening. in washington, d.c. people have been camped out in front of the supreme court building since thursday. they are lined up in hopes of getting one of the 250 seats set aside for the public. tomorrow the justices will hear arguments on proposition 8 and on wednesday the federal defensive marriage act. across the country emotions are strong on both sides of the issue. >>> >> the fundamental issue is whether loving and committed same sex couples who serve their country whether they should be able to take part in the fundamentally american freedom to marry. >> marriage exists to connect men and women togeth
offices at san jose at 6:00 p.m. tomorrow night. live in san jose, maureen naylor, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now. many people who live near those train tracks say fences won't do any good. today we saw several people walking along the tracks. neighbors say crossing the track saves you 5 to 10 minutes. there have been four fatal incidents involving caltrains this year. including one last week when a caltrain hit and killed maria juarez. >>> a shooting death of a virginia engineer in the bay area for a job interview. it took jurors just one day to find george huggins of oakland guilty of murder. united kingdom honk -- jinghong kang was in the area for a job interview with google. >>> extra eyes were on hand to keep an eye out about a meeting about affordable housing in the north bay. continuing coverage now. patty lee joins us live in san rafael, where attendees of that meeting were greeted by protesters. >> reporter: this flyer shows why there is security on hand. even though the issue is affordable housing, what came up tonight were accusations including racism, and classism
might be connected to a shooting in hayward. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty joins us from hayward with more on this possible connection. tara. >> reporter: this is where police say that an innocent bystander could have been killed in a drive by shooting. right now police are looking at surveillance video from that gas station to see if it provides more clues. authorities believe the suspect involved in this shooting is who led them on a child chase just hours later. our cameras caught the high speed chase north on 880 through oakland late last night. police tried to pull the driver over in hayward just after 11:00 for a dui in reckless driving. the car ended up spinning out of control. police cars smashed into it to box the driver in and arrest him. officers say people in the car were throwing things out on to the roadway. they never found thosements but officers did find weapons inside the vehicle when they finally stopped. >> they pursued the vehicle all the way into oakland where it crashed on its own. the three occupants were taken to custody from there. >> reporter: police be
to the oakland raiders, ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us tuesday march 19th, i am pam cook. steve, if if you were them, would you grab an umbrella? >> yes,i would. if you are heading out tonight you might need that umbrella, and tonight you can see cloud cover and there is a little bit more rain coming in, 50s and of 0s -- 60s to near 70s, here is sal. >>> there is a crash in richmond we will tell you about, and traffic looks good at the bay bridge toll plaza, 237 looks good, let's go back to the desk. >>> pope frances is now vowing to serve the porest -- poorest and the weakest. six hours ago pope frances was presented with a key symbol. he went through the open top vehicle which was not surrounded by bullet proof glass. he is being called the people's pope and he broke float tow call and kissed a disabled man in the crowd. >> he has the passion for things that really motivate him. >> more than 150,000 people packed st. peters' square for the installation. >>> a car fire really spread to headquarters in a
and if we do we will give it to you live in this show. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police continue to investigate a deadly stabbing, it happened friday afternoon on north first street not far from the santa clara jail. police are looking for this man, 25-year-old juan ramirez. he is accused of killing his former girlfriend, 29-year-old sandra cruz gonzalez. investigators say ramirez may be driving a dark green 1996 toyota t-100 pickup similar to this one and may be headed to mexico. >>> this noontime both sides of the prop 8 debate are gearing up for a big week. starting tomorrow the u.s. supreme court will hear two cases about gay marriage and both could have huge impacts for the state and country. brian flores is in the newsroom. how are people preparing for the hearing? >> reporter: no question this is a big week for both sides but starting tomorrow the u.s. supreme court is set to hear on proposition 8 and on wednesday the court will hear oral arguments on the defense of marriage act. several groups will be holding rallies leading up to tomor
we will give it to you live in this show. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police continue to investigate a deadly stabbing, it happened friday afternoon on north first street not far from the santa clara jail. police are looking for this man, 25-year-old juan ramirez. he is accused of killing his former girlfriend, 29-year-old sandra cruz gonzalez. investigators say ramirez may be driving a dark green 1996 toyota t-100 pickup similar to this one and may be headed to mexico. >>> this noontime both sides of the prop 8 debate are gearing up for a big week. starting tomorrow the u.s. supreme court will hear two cases about gay marriage and both could have huge impacts for the state and country. brian flores is in the newsroom. how are people preparing for the hearing? >> reporter: no question this is a big week for both sides but starting tomorrow the u.s. supreme court is set to hear on proposition 8 and on wednesday the court will hear oral arguments on the defense of marriage act. several groups will be
armed and definitely dangerous. we will bring you an update and full update at 6:00. robert handa, ktvu. >> i know the first and heading area is right near the county of santa clara buildings. the jail is in that area. the police office is there. how is this affecting the offices there. >> reporter: many of the police officers are on the scene. but it doesn't affect the county business because they're directly opposite from where most of the action is taking place. they believe that he headed south in the area from where he left the crime scene. and most of the county buildings, city buildings and everything else is to the north. and so most of the blocked area is to the south. >> live in san jose we'll stay on this story all night. >>> criminal charges will not be filed against the driver who fatally hit a teenage girl. leyla vevand was riding her bike to school when the accident happened. they say the teen should have yielded to the gmc pickup truck in front of her as it slowed down to turn. she attempted to make the same turn. hit the vehicle and was ran over. the teen's family is op
moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> this morning, we're tracking an investigation into the shooting death of an elderly man in vallejo. ktvu's alex savidge has been there since 4:30 this morning. where was the victim found and what have you heard about witnesses? >> reporter: well, there are some witnesses, dave. vallejo police this morning -- at this point, are not talking about who the witnesses are or what they may have seen. vallejo police are not saying why this elderly man may have been targeted. but we do know that he was found about 5:30 last night inside a detached garage at a home on the 400 block of hichborn street on the west side of the city. that garage had apparently been converted into a living space. we saw homicide detectives gathering evidence there late into the night last night. now, the victim's name in this case is not being released because his family has yet to be notified. we're working with the sergeant to try to get an update on the investigation. this was vallejo's sixth homicide of the year so far. it'ss about listen a very
he's be engaged in the in the past. live in vallejo, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a man was killed this afternoon. police say the man was shot about 12:20 at william reed drive right around the corner from marsh elementary. police say the victim was 20 years old. a friend says the victim had a young daughter and had been trying to enlist in the marines. the elementary was not placed on lockdown. >>> neighbors raced to get the word out as three homes burned this morning. ktvu was first on the scene as flames gutted two homes and damaged a third. ktvu's noelle walker live at say with the three things working against fire crews efforts. >> reporter: i was standing here in this very spot yesterday. you'd have seen three homes behind me. take a look behind me, now they're boarding up the windows of this home that was heavily damaged. the home owner says this didn't have to happen. to see there was once a home here requires some imagination. >> everything else is gone. >> reporter: at 2:30 a.m. the island should have been dark and quiet. it was neither. >> our neighbor comes r
guard told us that there is no plans to resume the sáurpblg tomorrow morning. christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news -- resume the search tomorrow morning. >>> a family is mourning the loss of a soldier. james grizzam died thursday from wounds he received during small arms fire last monday. the special forces soldier graduated from mount eden high school in hayward in 1989 and he joined the military in 2003. he is survived by his wife, parents and sister. >>> the parents of a contra costa county marine killeded in a double murder suicide planned to fly in to retrieve their daughter's body. castro was killed by this man lopez. lopez also killed another marine before turning the gun on h himself. investigators have not released. castro mata was living out her dream. >> she just wanted to serve her country, you know. like since high school she just always said i want to go to the marines. she was so happy about it. >> reporter: castro mata's family told the mercury news they had no indication of trouble at the base and that sarah was friends with lopez but they had not heard of the other
within the next hour. live from alameda, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> this morning, we're tracking an investigation into the shooting death of an elderly man in vallejo. ktvu's alex savidge has been there since 4:30 this morning. where was the victim found and what have you heard about witnesses? >> reporter: well, there are some witnesses, dave. vallejo police this morning -- at this point, are not talking about who the witnesses are or what they may have seen. vallejo police are not saying why this elderly man may have been targeted. but we do know that he was found about 5:30 last night inside a detached garage at a home on the 400 block of hichborn street on the west side of the city. that garage had apparently been converted into a livivi space. we saw homicide detectives gathering evidence there late into the night last night. now, the victim's name in this case is not being released because his family has yet to be notified. we're working with the sergeant to try to get an update on the investigation. this was vallejo's sixth homicide of the year so far. it'ss ab
handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we are working to gather more details about a suspicious package that was reported at city college. we're told the suspicious package is inside building seven. you're looking right now at video taken a short while ago by chopper 2. the school was evacuated and shut down as of four o -- 4:00 this afternoon. >>> we're hearing about a possible batch of drug laced brownnies that sickened several children. >> reporter: we're now told that many of those students are at home recovering. the school district says that only five students actually got sick today but some family members who were here at the emergency room at the hospital this afternoon say they think that number was closer to 15. it was not part of a lesson plan but family members say students shared marijuana brownnies during wood shop in hayward. >> she said she took a small piece off of it and it was being passed around in class. >> reporter: from the school they said that there were possibly other narcotic stuff involved inside the brownnie. >> reporter: palomino says that he rushed his s
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in san jose, maureen naylor, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> oakland city auditor says two councilmembers broke the law, and aapproximate busessed their power by abusing city contracts. the auditor shows more than a dozen violations. among other things, it accuses them of icing their power to influential the bidding process for the $2 million cleanup at the former oakland army base. >> the law was broken here. so the report, it was not done out in the open. there was undue influential. >> reporter: the auditor says oakland city charter is clear. councilmembers can only set policy and funds. both brooks and reid deny wrongdoing. we have discovered councilmember larry reid is the center of a second investigation. eric rasmussen obtained a report of a private investigator who looked into the issue. >> reporter: urban recycling solutions incorporated had a good deal on the side of the old oakland army base on berma road. civil engineer told us his business partner, and owner of urban recycling paid a long time activist, darrell kerry $1,000 a week to get the city of oakland's cooperation. >> what t
comments on their web site at bart.gov. reporting live. ktvu channel 2 news. >> if you find hailing a cab in san francisco a vexing problem, there may soon be an app for that. ahead in our net news segment, if effort to get cabs to your door quicker than before. >>> two people are recovering tonight following a brawl and stabbing in alameda brawl. police say two large groups of people began fighting at sports bar around closing time at 2:00 a.m.. two victims were taken toth hospital. one underwent surgerys and in stable condition. the other was treat and had released. so far police have not made any arrests. >>> tavern answer eled an upcoming performance after she reportedly went on an anti-gay rant during a concert in san francisco. the singer reportedly used derogatory terms for gay people and railed against gay marriage. witness said about two-thirds of the audience walked up and got out of that concert last night. this afternoon, the hot monk tavern in novato said shocked comments led them to cancel her performance there schejed for march 29th. >>> former secretary of state hilary cli
in the next half hour. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we have developing news right now, several u.s. marines have been killed during a training exercise near california. reportedly they died after an explosion at the army depot. the explosion happened at an army depot and this is a developing story and we are trying to confirm the number of fatalities and we will bring you more news as soon as it becomes available. >>> in iraq, more than 56 people killed and more than 200 hurt in a series of bombings in and around baghdad. >> you are looking at brand-new video outside of baghdad this morning. most were car bombs where they targeted she shi'ite areas. the attacks happened near the green zone and that's where foreign embassies including the american embassy is based. >>> these attacks comes on the 10th anniversary of the u.s. led invasion of iraq. you remember this, u.s. launched several air strikes terminating the iraq war. they forced saddam hussein out of power and his regime was overthrown but no weapons of mass destruction were
plan. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, claudine. >>> new this morning, a silver alert has been issued for a missing man from danville. police say 83-year-old nicholas paul tetino was last seen leaving his home yesterday afternoon. police were able to talk to him by within but they say he sounded -- by phone but they say he sounded disoriented. he may be driving a camera. >>> president obama is in israel. we want to show you a picture out of jerusalem. these are live pictures right now, where you can see president obama. it looks like he's hearing from sol young children. a little girl at the microphone. at this point, he's at the residence of shimon peres. the two men are scheduled to take part in a tree-planting ceremony. then later today, president obama will meet with benjamin netanyahu. coming up at 7:15, the hot topics on the meets with the israeli leaders. >>> well, now we're less than a week away from the day the u.s. supreme court will hear oral arguments on proposition 8. next tuesday the court will hear arguments before or against prop 8 along with another sa
they are trying this plan. if this doesn't work, they are working on another plan. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, claudine. >>> new this morning, a silver alert has been issued for a missing man from danville. police say 83-year-old nicholas paul tetino was last seen leaving his home yesterday afternoon. police were able to talk to him by within but they say he sounded -- by phone but they say he sounded disoriented. he may be driving a camera. >>> president obama is in israel. we want to show you a picture out of jerusalem. these are live pictures right now, where you can see president obama. it looks like he's hearing from sol young children. a little girl at the microphone. at this point, he's at the residence of shimon peres. the two men are scheduled to take part in a tree-planting ceremony. then later today, president obama will meet with benjamin netanyahu. coming up at 7:15, the hot topics on the meets with the israeli leaders. >>> well, now we're less than a week away from the day the u.s. supreme court will hear oral argument
from now at 7:30. we'll be here for that. for now we are live in oakland alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >> thanks. we do have more information about the race on our website just two to ktvu.com and click on hot topics. >>> secretary of state john kerry makes a surprise trip to baghdad. kerry has been meeting with the leaders with other middle eastern nations. earlier he traveled to saudi arabia and egypt. last week he accompanied president obama to egypt. this is kerry's first trip to iraq after becoming secretary of state. >>> pope francis celebrated his first palm sunday mass in st. peters square. he road in a modified pope mobile. there was no class casing protecting him. 250,000 people gathered for the mass. the pope urged them to be humble and young at heart. he kept his spontaneous style and broke away several time from his prepared text he urged folks to lead simple yet productive lives. clergy and pilgrims palm and a live branches during that. >> today is the first sunday of spring. just a beautiful day out there. let's turn to rosemagoing to se a near repeat. even slightl
at this time. live in san jose matt keller, ktvu. >>> video from vallejo where our camera caught a lot of police action. officers with swat team members converged on a house and made at least two arrests police are not releasing many details but we know this was happening a thousand yards yards from vallejo's most recent homicide. the killing marked the sixth of the year. >>> in san francisco, a singer named michelle shock went on an anti gay rant that stunned people in the audience and many walked out. amber lee is here with more on what she said and an almost unheard of response from yoshi's. >> reporter: the concert took place here management tells me the singer song writer has been banned from performing here again. yoshi's is dark on monday's but michelle shock's rant during last night's concert is still playing out tonight. one audience member tweeted this photo the folk singer reportedly said, god hates and then uses a slur for homosexuals and says you can tweet that i said so. >> last night's events should not ever happen, first time in five years that we had to shut down a sh
to the thieves. reporting live, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> news about a 22-year-old san jose state university student who was reported miss pg e. he's been found. the family of gabriel lorette- smith contacted officials so day their sons safe and at home. a family member found him in santa cruz county. authorities say his family and friends were especially concerned about his safety because they think lorette- smith may have been undiagnosed mental problem. >>> the man shot and killed by police last night was a person of interest in a homicide case. police officers tried to stop two men in a stolen white honda. authorities say an officer on foot opened fire when the honda's driver accelerated toward him. the driver died at the hospital. his name has not been released. investigators say a male passenger in the car is corporating with authorities. >>> we're learning more about another officer-involved shooting. this happened friday night in napa. police say a suspect they were trying to apprehend pulled out a shiny metal object and pointed it right at officers. thinking it was a fire
was arrested for dwi. >>> a group of recruits graduated from the police academy. ktvu's jade hernandez shows us how this graduating class is already boosting moral within opd. >> reporter: police chief howard jordan says being an oakland officer is a very tough job in a very tough city but the new job marks a new phase of the department. today the oakland police department gains 36 new officers. six months later, inside the scotish rite temple, city leaders and family members gathered to celebrate. >> police officers not training officers anymore. you're now police officers congratulations. >> reporter: mayor jean quan emphasized the diverse crowd. some speak english, mandarin. and some ties keep others giving to the city. >> and retired oakland police department frank low. >> cheers came from the low family as the father pinned a badge on his son. and the academy will continue training a new recruit class begins right here in oakland on monday: jade hernandez, ktvu news. >>> more details now, today's graduating class also included seven dispatchers for oakland police. the dispatchers went th
academy. ktvu's jade hernandez shows us how this graduating class is already boosting moral within opd. >> reporter: police chief howard jordan says being an oakland officer is a very tough job in a very tough city but the new job marks a new phase of the department. today the oakland police department gains 36 new officers. six months later, inside the scotish rite temple, city leaders and family members gathered to celebrate. >> police officers not training officers anymore. you're now police officers congratulations. >> reporter: mayor jean quan emphasized the diverse crowd. some speak english, mandarin. and some ties keep others giving to the city. >> and retired oakland police department frank low. >> cheers came from the low family as the father pinned a badge on his son. and the academy will continue training a new recruit class begins right here in oakland on monday: jade hernandez, ktvu news. >>> more details now, today's graduating class also included seven dispatchers for oakland police. the dispatchers went through 40 weeks of training in all there are now 65 dispatchers
right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2 i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it is thursday march 21st . an elderly woman is in the hospital after she and her husband were run over by a truck. tara is live where the crash happened. >> reporter: good morning. that woman is in critical condition fighting for her life. getting an idea how busy this intersection can be. this is where it happened in one of these four crosswalks right here. it's very busy. muni comes through here . it looked like this last night although obviously darker and a lot more fog. it was pretty dense and authorities say that is what contributed toward the accident. happened off west portal avenue at 9:40 last night. a pick-up truck hit an elderly couple. the man was okay, his wife was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. in the fog, they want to remind folks to drive slowly. but despite the fog, people say drivers simply need to slow down. >> i'm really worried about this intersection right here cause i go over here everyday. i'm afraid everybody's trying to get t
that left three people wounded. ktvu have confirmed the san fransisco entertainment commission has issued a 72-hour emergency suspension for nightclub 330 ritch after gunfire erupted at the club near at & t park. police are still looking for the shooters. we learn about the chaos and violence that sent club goers scrambling. >> reporter: the gunfire broke out just before 1:30 this morning at a nightclub in san fransisco, south of market. >> everybody was screaming, people running in and out, blood on the floor in the club. people falling and getting stepped on. >> reporter: it started with an argument inside the 330 ritch club. one man pulled a gun and fired. brittany williams ran outside and hid behind a car to avoid being shot. >> terrified. i have a child to go home to. this was a girl behind me what to do. i said i have no idea. >> reporter: three men were shot all from the east bay and police expect the victims to survive. after the initial gunfire inside the nightclub, this dispute spilled out into the street where more shots were fired. and what police described to me as a rolling
and how people in san francisco are raising their voices today. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us monday morning, march 25th i'm pam cook. >> back at it again. i hope you had a good weekend. a great weekend in terms of weather wise. it was fantastic. >> yes gorgeous. >> steve paulson how is it looking? >> some changes but we are running out of time for rain. there could be something near the end of the week but it looks like it's going to southern california today. high clouds. patchy clouds. highs today 50s and 60s and low 70s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. traffic is doing pretty well. there is road work out there. we're looking at highway 101 if you are driving through you can see traffic looking good approaching the 80 split. s a this morning we are looking at the commute on interstate 880 northbound near high street. you still might see flashing lights as a result of some of the road work there. although traffic is getting by in all the open lanes. let's go back to the desk. >> in over night news three people ar
coverage. ktvu david stevenson will be at the supreme court for tuesday's oral arguments. he will have a live report throughout the day. join us for a ktvu news special at 6:30 when we go in-depth on the prop 8 case. we will break down the arguments and gauge reaction. >>> the u.s. coast guard has called off the search for a man who disappeared while playing in the water near half-moon bay. the 22-year-old man had been playing soccer with friends when he vanished into the rough ocean waters. >> pretty strong current with a dead load tide. all the rips which were 200 to 300 yards were sucking pretty hard. >>> officials say sergeant lopez of pacifica shot and killed 19-year-old lance corporal sarah castro mat toe before turning the gun on himself. >> she just wanted to serve her country. >> the washington post reports the shooting may have stemmed from a romantic entanglement. lopez is a decorated veteran. this morning family and friends ares a mourning the loss of a hayward soldier. sergeant first class james gruesome died thursday. he is a graduate
they encounter on coming traffic. ktvu asked a city official about that today and he says overhead signs that will be easy to see are coming soon. >> the signs are being made as we speak. and they're going to be going up in the next few days or week. that concern is valid. >> the city says starting tonight there will also be improvements to traffic lights. the loop is still a work in progress. it'll be months before the construction is finished. >>> in san francisco there is new hope for the homeless. this time it's coming from the high-tech world. david stevenson is here and shows us what hundreds of tech companies and their employees are doing to try to make a difference. >> reporter: last week we saw bay area and silicon valley tech companies come together. this week to take on homelessness. the singers sang "lean on me" today in san francisco. the program brings together medical, social and housing services to aid the city's estimated 6400 homeless people. >> our waiting list is at record levels. over 260 families are on the list. >> reporter: p
was killed. live in san jose, maureen naylor, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> oakland city auditor says two councilmembers broke the law, and aapproximate busessed their power by abusing city contracts. the auditor shows more than a dozen violations. among other things, it accuses them of icing their power to influential the bidding process for the $2 million cleanup at the former oakland army base. >> the law was broken here. so the report, it was not done out in the open. there was undue influential. >> reporter: the auditor says oakland city charter is clear. councilmembers can only set policy and funds. both brooks and reid deny wrongdoing. we have discovered councilmember larry reid is the center of a second investigation. eric rasmussen obtained a report of a private investigator who looked into the issue. >> reporter: urban recycling solutions incorporated had a good deal on the side of the old oakland army base on berma road. civil engineer told us his business partner, and owner of urban recycling paid a long time activist, darrell kerry $1,000 a week to get the city of oakland's c
the ceremony for pope francis, the new pope. in rome, amy kellogg, fox news. >>> stay with ktvu we will bring you live coverage of that installation mass from st. peters square coverage begins 1:30 a.m. chef. >> temperatures were warm, 70 antioch, 67 in santa rosa. highs tomorrow remain warm, increasing clouds again. here is the weather system a nice looking system it will rain but most of this moisture, a lot of it, will go out of the area to the north of us. we will get rain but not as much as we could. here is how it breaks down. tomorrow noontime it really starts to cloud up and this is the computer model now see the shower building offshore. you are drive, morning classes, outdoor work, before noon you are solid. after that, we get into it. 5:00 p.m. showers start to fall we could have a little wet on the afternoon commute this isn't heavy rain but wet. it will impact your afternoon commute. when i come back i roll this all the way through we go looking for more rain. 5 day forecast with your weekend back here 10:45 p.m. >>> tomorrow a san francisco supervisor, plans to introduce legisla
'm tara moriarty, ktvu news. >>> let's check in again with sal. two big problems. right now you want to check on the toll plaza. >> we also want to check on one of the busiest commutes. that would be the toll plaza. westbound bay bridge toll plaza, there's certainly a delay, but it's not as much as it normally is. this is common for a fry when we have traffic backed up like this and then in the 8:00 hour we should see clearing unless there's a crash. also looking at the commute here on san francisco's freeways, certainly people out there, it's a little crowded but certainly northbound 101 looks good from 280 up to the 280 split. we've been talking about the problem on 280 southbound. it's going to be a major traffic issue for the next few hours on 280 approaching 101. the alternate is southbound 280 to 101 or get yourself on 101 to begin with and head south. >>> filling in for steve, it's bill martin. >>> good morning on your friday. steve is out today. he's still sick yesterday. i know he's feeling better today. i he'll be back on monday. in the meantime, you've got me. plenty of su
and hope the tips will lead them to the thieves. reporting live, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> news about a 22-year-old san jose state university student who was reported miss pg e. he's been found. the family of gabriel lorette- smith contacted officials so day their sons safe and at home. a family member found him in santa cruz county. authorities say his family and friends were especially concerned about his safety because they think lorette- smith may have been undiagnosed mental problem. >>> the man shot and killed by police last night was a person of interest in a homicide case. police officers tried to stop two men in a stolen white honda. authorities say an officer on foot opened fire when the honda's driver accelerated toward him. the driver died at the hospital. his name has not been released. investigators say a male passenger in the car is corporating with authorities. >>> we're learning more about another officer-involved shooting. this happened friday night in napa. police say a suspect they were trying to apprehend pulled out a shiny metal object and pointed it right
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